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[Report concerning an interview with Thad Ricks]

Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by Lieutenant Jack Revill concerning an interview with Thad Ricks, of Public Relations for the State Fair of Texas, regarding a press pass that Jack Ruby possibly acquired.
Date: December 9, 1963
Creator: Revill, Jack R.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Hall of State, Fair Park

Description: Hall of State, Fair Park. This was built for the Texas Centennial in 1936.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 65, July 1961 - April, 1962

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 619.
Date: 1962
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[News Script: Television star in Dallas show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about rehearsals beginning in Dallas for the last of the 1954 State Fair Summer Musicals: "Wonderful Town."
Date: August 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Monorail]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about consideration for a monorail inside the State Fair of Texas. It would be the first functioning monorail in the United States.
Date: July 26, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: State Fair's Record Visitor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new attendance record at the State Fair of Texas. Rosemary Winfrey is the visitor who beat the previous record.
Date: October 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Johnson, Rayburn honored at Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the State Fair of Texas paying tribute to Senator Lyndon B. Johnson and Speaker Sam Rayburn.
Date: October 13, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fair Park]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about workmen preparing for the opening of the State Fair of Texas. New features this year include a monorail and two river boats.
Date: October 1, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Case]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Allen Case, an actor who will play a part in the musical "Damn Yankees" at the State Fair of Texas.
Date: October 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: State Fair]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening day of the State Fair of Texas. An opening day parade will move through downtown Dallas.
Date: October 6, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Stars]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about several stars arriving at Love Field. The stars include Liberace and his brother George, as well as Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift.
Date: July 29, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: State Fair]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about workers getting ready for opening day of the Texas State Fair. Everything, except the new monorail, is expected to be completed in time.
Date: October 4, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Allied Officers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about allied military officers from foreign nations visiting the State Fair of Texas. The officers have been studying American armament at the Artillery and Guided Missile School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Date: October 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Muscle Men and Muscled Girls]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a muscle man and beauty pageant at the State Fair of Texas. Men and women compete for the titles of Junior Mister Dallas and Miss Physical Culture. Betty Bearden and Don Elkins win.
Date: October 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Rhode Island Woman is Honored at Fair]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mrs. Ada Holding Miller of Providence, Rhode Island. She receives the Woman of the Year award at the State Fair of Texas.
Date: October 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: State Fair]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the State Fair of Texas breaking the attendance record it had set the previous year.
Date: October 24, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mayor made an Indian]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Mayor R. L. Thornton being named an honorary Coushatta chief.
Date: October 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Grand champ brings top price]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Grand Champion Steer of the State Fair of Texas's annual Junior Livestock Auction Sale being sold for a record price at three dollars a pound.
Date: October 22, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sally Rand in court]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about strip-teaser Sally Rand, stage name for Helen Gould Beck Finkelstein, going before the court in Dallas to attempt to collect $18,000 that she claims the State Fair owes her.
Date: December 21, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Miniature train]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Brick Harris and Joe Sebestik, the railroad men running Kiddie Town at the State Fair.
Date: August 30, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: State Fair preparations]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about preparations for the 66th annual State Fair of Texas.
Date: October 4, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Guided missile]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Chance-Vought Aircraft Company's exhibit at the State Fair of Texas demonstrating the newest guided missile available.
Date: October 9, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Cotton Bowl week fashion show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fashion show at the Adolphus Hotel by A. Harris and Company during Cotton Bowl Week in Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections